John Alexander

John Alexander

CTO, Microsoft Regional Director
AJi
Kansas City, MO
@johnalexander

John is a Client-centric, UX-focused software architecture and development thought leader, and noted Microsoft Regional Director, consultant, trainer, published author and speaker. Offers an unwavering passion for solving business challenges through Microsoft technologies; delivering highly impactful applications and systems that provide precisely what the client needs, when the client needs it, and in the most prudent, maintainable format available. A business-savvy advisor to C-Level executives with strong pre-sales technical acumen; driver of complex enterprise initiatives with ability to anticipate, envision, define, enlist, and enact. Successful track record as an entrepreneur includes co-founding a premier Microsoft-focused software consultancy with an extensive Fortune 500/1000 client list, and co-founding the largest technical blogging community in the world—credited with producing numerous Microsoft MVPs.

John's Sessions

  • HoloFun With Microsoft HoloLens

    Come see what all the excitement is around HoloLens. We will start with the Emulator and a simple app demo. Then move to the device itself where you'll learn about spatial mapping and audio, and watch the HoloLens in real time as we interact with the the Holographic and Physical worlds. Also stupid tricks with 2d experiences with Universal Windows Platform Apps, fun for all, and more!!!! Come see the future now!!!!!

    Speaker: John Alexander

    Level: Beginner

    Tracks: Cool and Fun 

    Topics: C#/Language  Visual Studio 

  • Introduction to Unity for .NET Developers

    Heard about Unity? Wondering what it's all about? Explore the basics of Unity, one of the most popular frameworks for game development, and also Microsoft's platform choice for Holographic Development. Learn about Unity game objects, and what prefabs and Unity packages are, discover basic coding techniques with C#, fun with object physics, a HoloLens Demo, and more.

    Speaker: John Alexander

    Level: Beginner

    Tracks: Cool and Fun 

    Topics: C#/Language  Visual Studio